Data Wins: The WibiData Blog

Top 10 Big Data Technologies We Are Most Thankful For

26 November 2013 By WibiData Staff Comments.

​Over the years many extremely helpful Big Data tools and technologies have made their way into the Big Data ecosystem.  So what better time of year to give thanks to the tools, resources and technologies that have made life a little easier for Big Data practitioners. WibiData huddled together to brainstorm and pay tribute to the top 10 Big Data Technologies that have truly enriched our professional lives.  Here are the top 10 Big Data Technologies Wibis are most thankful for: Complex schemas.  They're like the turducken of data, providing layers and layers of coding deliciousness. 

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WibiData Launches WibiEnterprise 3.0

21 November 2013 By WibiData Staff Comments.

WibiData Launches WibiEnterprise 3.0 to Power Real-Time Big Data Consumer Applications Big Data Application Platform Drives Deep Customer Insight and Real-Time Application Evolution To Meet Individual Customer Needs at Scale SAN FRANCISCO, November 25, 2013—Today WibiData, a pioneer in building Big Data Applications, announced the launch of WibiEnterprise 3.0, an enterprise software platform for developing and deploying real-time Big Data Applications. WibiEnterprise 3.0 bridges the gap between Hadoop and the application layer, empowering companies to connect consumer applications with sophisticated real-time, data-driven features like personalized content, predictive recommendations, dynamic micro-segmentation, personally relevant search results and anomaly detection.  WibiEnterprise 3.0 is based on WibiData

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‘Big Chips’ to ‘Big Ideas’

15 November 2013 By Clint Kelly Comments.

Greetings!  I have been a WibiData employee for almost a month now and I am ecstatic to be a member of such a great team. I took a somewhat unconventional path to joining the company, having worked in the semiconductor industry since 2000.  Below, I’ve outlined how I came to join WibiData and why I am so excited about my future here. My first exposure to 'Big Data' happened early this year, when, somewhat on a lark, I decided to sign up for several online classes on Coursera.  At the time I was working at Achronix,

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Translating User Insight into Business Value: Application Integration and Control

13 November 2013 By Omer Trajman Comments.

This blog post is the fourth and final in a series that explains how institutions can evolve from data miners to experience optimizers by building Big Data Applications using Kiji. The previous posts described the benefits of a customer data repository,  how organizations tackle the challenge of ingesting a wide variety of data into a single system and the model life cycle within Big Data Applications. This post describes how business users can control multiple application channels integrated into a single customer data repository. A customer data repository is a powerful tool with which organizations can build highly

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WibiData + Strata + Hadoop World

6 November 2013 By WibiData Staff Comments.

Last week, WibiData traveled to New York City for the fifth annual Strata + Hadoop World Conference. It was an exciting week filled with interesting keynote presentations, session talks, tutorials and meetups; an overall great gathering of Hadoop users, contributors and supporters. WibiData had the opportunity to take center stage at several events at and surrounding the conference. WibiData engineer Jonathan Natkins and partner Juliet Hougland presented “Real-time Recommendations for Retail: Architecture, Algorithms, and Design” at the conference on Tuesday. In this session, they explained how ecommerce companies can use Kiji, WibiData’s open-source framework for building Big

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